PRODUCT REVIEW: Silver Creek Jerky Snack Strips

For portion control and convenient packaging, these 50-calorie, one-ounce snack strips can’t be beat. -Beef Sirloin With Cranberries & Blueberries has excellent beef flavor with a nice natural sweetness from the dried fruit. There’s a light pepperiness. The nutrition label: calories from fat, 15; total fat 2g; saturated fat .5g; trans fat 0g; cholesterol 15mg;…
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PRODUCTS: Everything Old Is New Again

Gourmet cookware manufacturer Le Creuset has launched its new color for 2009: White. Our thoughts: This looks like all the white, enameled cookware we got rid of when we traded up to Le Creuset years ago. We prefer jubilant colors in our kitchen, such as Le Creuset’s red, yellow and blue cookware, which also look…
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Go Appetít Cool Soup

A new alternative for healthy eating on-the-go, Cool Soup makes soup “drinkable” from a bottle at room temperature or chilled. It’s a new way to fruit and vegetables without having to chop and cook. The portable plastic bottle has a nine-month shelf life. As a snack or meal replacement, it’s high in vitamins and antioxidants,…
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NEW PRODUCT: Obama Inauguration Tea

One of our favorite tea purveyors, SerendipiTea, has developed a tea commemorating our 44th president: Obama 44 ~ Inaugural Blend. Says the blender: “Enjoy a brisk, clear cup of straight-forward Kenyan Black blended with a taste of All-American Apple Pie & a hint of Hawaii (Apples, go-Mango & Cinnamon). For the maverick lurking within, add…
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